What are the antonyms for TIGHTEN?

Synonyms for TIGHTEN

Usage Examples for TIGHTEN

  1. He lowered his chest to the limb, wound his legs around it and for a second lay there while he tightened and set his legs, as one will tighten a belt against some impending strain. - "Tom Slade Motorcycle Dispatch Bearer" by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  2. Most now saw the grim reality of the scene before them; and when at last O'Ryan's powerful right hand got a grip upon the throat of Jopp, and they saw the grip tighten, tighten, and Jopp's face go from red to purple, a hundred people gasped. - "Northern Lights" by Gilbert Parker